Date: Wednesday, June 19 at 2 PM EDT
The fourth annual RIS-Progressive Grocer Tech Trends Study uncovers a second wave of innovation sweeping through grocery retailing. The first wave was about catching up to digital retailers and omnichannel shoppers.
Every couple of months a new term is introduced that takes the industry by storm only to disappear as quickly as it appeared. See what jargon joined the ranks of omnichannel, unified commerce and digital transformation as retail’s buzziest.
Fear of falling behind omnichannel shoppers is driving grocers to deploy new technology at a furious pace. This tipping point is analyzed in depth in the recently released "2019 Grocery Tech Trends Study."
President Lauren Hobart points to ongoing investment in both the in-store and digital experience as the key to the retailer’s competitive advantage. Hear Dick’s latest success metrics and its plans for continued physical and digital advancement.
Retail’s future would not be possible without innovative leaders willing to work hard to steer the industry forward. See which industry stalwarts were chosen for RIS’ annual look at retail’s most influential.
For the first time in its history the apparel retailer has turned to an outside vendor to power its core IT solutions. See which solution provider The Buckle chose for its new POS and CRM and what the change in strategy means for the brand.